Sep 22, 2020
FACM 2020 - Commercial Electric Controls and Wiring Methods Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course introduces the concepts and principles of three-phase commercial electric controls. Topics include building wiring systems, basic electrical circuits, service panels, switches, and receptacles. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
Prerequisite(s): FACM 1033 or instructor consent.
- GFCI receptacles
- Light switches
- Motor contactors
- Motor overloads
- Motor starters
- Three-phase control circuits
- Three-way switches
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- describe three-phase electric circuits.
- draw control circuits for three-phase motors.
- wire control circuits.
- explain two- and three-wire control circuits.
- troubleshoot motor starters and controls.
- apply the National Electricial Code (N.E.C).
- identify fuses and service panels.
- wire three-way and four-way switches.
- wire GFCI and other receptacles.
- demonstrate safety procedures.
- identify unsafe practices.
- wire 220 volt outlet.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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